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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    La La Land


    Okay, so I just so happened to notice this name in another berries signature, and it has peaked my curiousity. Ive been probouncing it as AV-un-lee, but im not 100% sure thats correct. Does anyone know the correct way? Please dont say like Anne of green gables as Ive never read that. TIA
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  2. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    I think what you have is correct. I have come across it before as well, and I think it's lovely.
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  3. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Midwest USA
    Yep. Av-un-lee
    Mom of Violet Isabelle, George Quincy, & Mae Elizabeth
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  4. #7
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Ummm I pronounce it differently but I'm from the UK where there is a river Avon pron. A (as in ape)-von. So I say A-von-lee. I only realised I said it differently when discussing Anne of Green Gables with my Aussie Chiropractor who says Av-on-lee.
    I quick Google search gives me both pronunciations but I do prefer the way I don't say it!

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Your pron. is correct.
    Andie - John, Thomas, Isla, Freya, Marigold and expecting #6 in June

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